Discovery certificate for object 2016hgc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6023 [ 2016TNSTR.803....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-18 11:01:13
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016hgc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bnp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:10:14.930 (107.562208) DEC = +19:56:24.86 (19.940239)
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 21:37:26 (JD=2457649.4009954)


Remarks: rising transient near galaxy 2MASX J07101461+1956149

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 21:37:26
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-30 08:35:31
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016hgc